5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Binocular cues
- anterior pituitary
- working memory
- a a newer understanding of short-term memory that focuses on conscious, active processing of incoming auditory and visual-spatial information, and of information retrieved from long-term memory
- b the act of noticing or paying attention
- c produces and secretes several hormones that regulate many physiological processes including stress, growth, and reproduction
- d Depth cues, such as retinal disparity, that depend on the use of 2 eyes.
- e The study of paranormal phenomena, including ESP and psychokinesis.
5 Multiple choice questions
- that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying below the crown of the head
- a neurotransmitter that enables learning and memory and also triggers muscle contraction
- the persistence of learning over time through the storage and retrieval of information
- in psychoanalytic theory, the basic defense mechanism that banishes from consciousness anxiety-arousing thoughts, feelings, and memories
- stimulates the sympathetic nervous system
5 True/False questions
retroactive interference → the disruptive effect of new learning on the recall of old information
deja vu → that eerie sense that "I've experienced this before." Cues from the current situation may subconsciously trigger retrieval of an earlier experience.
long-term memory → a clear memory of an emotionally significant moment or event
Difference threshold → The minimum difference between two stimuli reuired for detection 50% of the time. We experience the difference threshold as a just noticeable difference (JND)
reflex → Retinal receptor cells that are cconcentratednear the center of the retina and that function in daylight or in well-lit conditions. The cones detect fine detail and give rise to color sensations.